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Ann's Smart School of Cookery

Port East | Unit 7, Port East, West India Quay, Canary Wharf, London E1W 1BP, England
+44 800 756 6805
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Very expensive for what they are - you only get to do bits of the preparations

The chef/instructor was cool and chatty but reflecting on the overall experience, it's a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Allana T
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London, United Kingdom
Amazing dessert making class will defo go again

Amazing chef and top tips and recipes. Will defo br going again. Perfect birthday treat by my... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sabeenashah
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London, United Kingdom
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Port East | Unit 7, Port East, West India Quay, Canary Wharf, London E1W 1BP, England
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+44 800 756 6805
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The chef/instructor was cool and chatty but reflecting on the overall experience, it's a bit disappointing. I agree with the other reviews that it isn't a proper cooking class as the ingredients were shared and you only get to do bits rather than do all...More

Thank Allana T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Amazing chef and top tips and recipes. Will defo br going again. Perfect birthday treat by my hubby. We all got involved and learnt so much. The recipes were so simple but tasted delicious.. will defo go again. Thank u lovely ann xx

Thank sabeenashah
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I will start off by saying we had a lovely teacher called Michelle but unfortunately that's where it ended for me I'm just pleased I got a voucher from Groupon if I had paid £99 I would have been really angry. This should be advertised...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter was bought an afternoon tea voucher and chose Ann's smart school of cookery to go to as this sounded different from other afternoon tea places. When we arrived we were very disappointed, we expected to have afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches,...More

1  Thank terrib50
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to this and left very disappointed as we were miss sold this experience. On the website it says we would receive focaccia, French macaroons and sweet canapés , we never got any of these. What we actually got was laughable, 3 small finger sandwiches...More

1  Thank oj_44
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely afternoon doing the afternoon tea and demo today. Pita was friendly and informative and we learnt about making caramel for a tarte tatin whilst eating some lovely sandwiches, pastries and homemade trout pate. My only criticism was that it seemed a...More

Thank Hayley H
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were given our voucher as a Christmas pressie and decided to book the ‘Street Food Extravaganza’ which we did last night. We loved every minute of it, and Ann was very helpful, professional, knowledgable and informative. Even if you haven’t done an awful lot...More

Thank katierose06
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I booked the Artisan Cheese making class as a birthday gift for my boyfriend through virgin experience days and so thankfully paid £99 (for 2 people)rather than the advertised price of £278(for 2 people) Let's start with the positives. -Pity, the chef, was great. She...More

Thank Nikki P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I'm pretty glad I didn't read the reviews of Ann's Smart School of Cookery because I would have been really nervous about the quality of the experience, but we had a whole lot of fun with Pity at our recent cheese and bread-making course. I...More

Thank Mtaylor16
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was at Essex food festival and unfortunately booked the Thai cooking class. If I could give 0 stars I would. The food we made was horrible. Anne had no personality so was very boring. The equipment was old, the stoves didn’t work as well...More

Thank Sasha G
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smarlborough
26 April 2018|
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Response from Clare L | Reviewed this property |
Ditto the above answer. Don't waste your money attending a course.
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Emma H
25 January 2017|
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Response from Kim M | Reviewed this property |
If you go to the smart school home page there is a menu on the left and about 3/4 of the way down it allows "contact us"
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Montypat
13 August 2015|
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Response from samroz3 | Reviewed this property |
Avoid avoid avoid the Smart school of cooking I got my money back in the end after I got to watch other groups of people cooking than do it myself
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